Proudly Ghana's No. 1 University and seeking to maintain academic excellence - one of our hallmarks. KNUST offers and continually upgrades her Undergraduate, Postgraduate and distance learning courses. With carefully categorized academic departments into six colleges, a state of the art library complex housing a modern Information and Communication Technology Centre, several educational resource centres, modern laboratories, research facilities and a host of other facilities, KNUST delivers a high standard of education which reflects the pedigree of a University poised on attaining a status of being No. 1 in Africa. Academic related issues especially on studying and research has never been this convenient. This hallmark is evident in our ever increasing affiliate institutions. We are the home of academic excellence.
On the 1st of October, 2010, Professor William Otoo Ellis was appointed as Vice Chancellor for a four year term to steer the affairs of this great institution by the Council of this University. He was inducted into office on the 2nd of October, 2010 and swore the oath of service and was formally outdoored to the University Community and to the rest of the general public.